Johannesburg - A Transnet train carrying coal for export to
Mozambique smashed into a truck on Friday but there was no derailment, the
state rail operator said.
Transnet freight rail spokesperson Michael Asefovitz said
the indicent took place in eastern Mapumalanga province between the city of
Nelspruit and the Mozambique border. The coal was destined for the Indian Ocean
port of Maputo.
At least 19 people were killed and 24 injured in the
collision, local emergency services reported.
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